Funded Travel & Accommodation Grant for Journalists At JORDAN 2017

Journalists are welcome to apply for the Funded Travel & Accommodation Grant for Journalists in JORDAN 2017 , eligible persons are welcome to apply.
After the highly successful 2015 World Science Forum held in Budapest, Hungary, the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan will host the 2017 biennial event themed ‘Science for Peace’. Organising partners include the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA); the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO); the International Council for Science (ICSU); the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS); the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC); the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the Inter-Academy Partnership (IAP).
 Type: Grants
 The scheme

In addition to ample interviewing and press point opportunities, successful candidates will be provided with:

  • free conference registration;
  • free accommodation from 7 – 11 November inclusive;
  • free onsite catering;
  • free access to all programme and side-event activities; &
  • a lump sum of maximum €350 towards proven travel costs.


Journalists, irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, place of residence and media (paper, radio, TV, web) are welcome to apply. Media accreditation will be required.

Application Procedure

  • Applications are open from Monday 4th September, 2017 12:00 pm CET and accessible by filling out the online form here:
  • On submitting an application form for travel grants, candidates agree to the full acceptance of the rules and to the decisions taken by the Selection Committee.
  • The deadline for submitting an application is Friday 22nd September, 2017 12:00 pm CET.

Payment conditions

To a value of €350 maximum including transfer fees, the travel grant will be transferred to the 25 grantees immediately after the meeting, subject to:

  • Mandatory participation in the daily press briefings;
  • Publishing of at least one print or online press article or audio-visual feature in any language about WSF 2017;
  • Provision of a one-page event report in English; &
  • Completion of a feedback questionnaire regarding the scheme.

For further information, please contact Aidan Gilligan:

Application Deadline: Friday 22nd September, 2017 12:00 pm CET.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the World Science Forum 2017: Travel & Accommodation Grant for Journalists


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